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Late Federal Cherry, Figured Cherry, and Mahogany-Crossbanded Butler's Chest

Item Details

Type: Desk
Materials: Cherry, Mahogany
Period: Antique
Date: Second Quarter 19th Century
Style: Federal
Additional Information: The top left drawer is locked but can be opened by pushing a hidden release directly below the baseboard (the secretary drawer must be partially opened to reach it). Also, there is a hidden compartment accessed by opening the prospect door and pulling out the drawer.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.

Condition

- overall with various scratches, marks, nicks/chips, shrinkage cracks, and abrasions consistent with age and use; top with some larger cracks which have been reinforced on the underside; cockbeading and veneer with some cracks, chips/losses, and small repairs; drawer secondaries reinforced with some later nails; handles are associated; cover of hidden prospect compartment possibly later constructed.

Dimensions

40.5" W x 44.25" H x 21.75" D

Item #

ITMG430794

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